The Digital Road to Supply Chain Resiliency

  • Responding to volatility – the power of prediction
  • Build competitive advantage through supply chain digital transformation – the use of digital automation capability to deliver products to customers and consumers where and whenever they need them
  • Supply Chains are still about people – building the Digital First mindset

Meri Stevens
Worldwide VP, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver
Johnson & Johnson

Meri Stevens is the Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Vice President, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver. Meri assumed the Deliver leadership role in May 2019. In July 2020, she expanded her leadership responsibilities to include the Consumer Health Supply Chain. Prior to this, Meri led J&J Supply Chain Strategy and Deployment, championing the global supply chain transformation, a position she held since 2015.

In her role, Meri is responsible for the Consumer Health Supply Chain organization end to end and all global Deliver functions for Johnson & Johnson, including order fulfillment and customer service.  Meri is transforming these organizations to achieve world class reliability and sustainability, unlocking value for profitable growth. By embracing the power of digital, her teams are achieving greater agility, innovation and resilience, assuring the continued supply of Johnson & Johnson’s iconic brands to customers, consumers and communities globally.

Meri has more than 30 years of operations experience through a series of senior leadership positions with global corporations. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, she was the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Newell Rubbermaid.  She also held operations and procurement leadership roles at Tyco, Bertelsmann, Knoll and General Electric.

Meri is a purpose-driven leader with a strong commitment to DE&I. She’s a passionate champion of girls and women in STEM. At Johnson & Johnson, she is an executive sponsor of our Youth Pillar of the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (WiSTEM2D) program. Meri serves on the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Science Education Center.

Meri holds a B.S. in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Industrial Management, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.